Tests are to be carried out on human remains found in Russia to see if they could be crew members from a sunken trawler, Humberside Police say.
Three murderers, three different sentences. Why?
The body of Nelson Mandela is due to be taken in procession to the Union Buildings in Pretoria where it will lie in state for three days.
Medication used to treat stomach ulcers may cause vitamin B12 deficiency, a study finds.
Chancellor is told that low-carbon economy will save people money in the long run
Thousands of police have moved on a large protest camp near Independence Square in the centre of the Ukrainian capital Kiev.
Will Mandela's funeral really be the biggest in history?
Why a US book on child discipline has provoked a storm
Minor disruption and inattention in the classroom have been tolerated in too many of England's schools for too long, Ofsted head warns.
An RSPCA advert suggesting badgers in cull areas would be "exterminated" is banned following more than 100 complaints.
The supervolcano in Yellowstone National Park in the United States is far larger than was previously thought, scientists report.
Parliament in Uruguay votes in favour of legalising the cultivation, consumption and distribution of marijuana - the first country to do so.
Medical students from the US have brought together a number of medical mobile phone applications to create a 10 minute physical examination, including and ultrasound scan and heart rate monitor.
Sir Terry Pratchett, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease in 2007. He told Newsnight's Jeremy Paxman he is often angry with the government on the issue of Dementia funding.
Nasa's Iris mission has observed the region between the Sun's surface and its outer layers, where temperatures reach 2,000,000C.
An agreement is reached on the US budget to avoid another government shutdown, Republican and Democratic lawmakers say.
Insufficient midwife supervision is blamed for failings which led to the deaths of three babies and a mother at a hospital.
Researchers at the University of Sheffield have developed an electronic aid for those with impaired speech.
How to thwart those trying to catch you out over Christmas
Networks of bus services in England and Wales could disappear due to funding cuts, warns a report by the Campaign for Better Transport.